READINGS THIS WEEK
Thursday, August 17
friends of the tPl, south ChaPter – annual ClearanCe used book sale Cash only, all proceeds support Toronto Public Library programs. Aug 17-19, Thu 9:30 am-7 pm, Fri 9 am-7 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm. Free admission, all items 10-50 cents. Beeton Hall. Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge. 416-397-5948, friendssouthchapter@ torontopubliclibrary.ca. Maya fuhr Launch party for Vegas. 6-9 pm. Soop Soop, 1315 Dundas W. facebook.com/ events/113578905969820. Poetry & MusC night Open mic night. 7-10 pm. $5. Queen Gallery, 382 Queen E. queengallery.ca.
Friday, August 18
Cherie diMaline Book launch party for ñ
the Marrow Thieves, along with poet Gregory Scofield and author Farzana Doctor. Drag queen dance party to follow. 8 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church. 416709-6812, facebook.com/ events/255851154904264.
Saturday, August 19
sCavenger hunt Author Angela Misri leads kids through some of the best mystery books. Prizes for the quickest clue hunters. 11 am. Free. Queen Books, 914 Queen E. facebook.com/events/1961425970758154.
Monday, August 21
sarah Meehan-sirk Launch event for The Dead Husband Project. 6 pm. Free. Burdock, 1184 Bloor W. facebook.com/ events/1963826323900016. voiCes of today youth Poetry festival Friendly competition that emphasizes selfexpression and community-building through spoken word poetry, storytelling, workshops and panel discussions. Aug 2225. Free-$35. Sanderson Library, 327 Bathurst, and other venues, see website for schedule and more info. voicesoftoday.ca.
Tuesday, August 22
art bar Poetry series Readings by Kateri Lanthier, Philip Cairns, Sharon Goodier. 8 pm. $5. Free Times Cafe, 320 College. artbar.org.
Wednesday, August 23
ruPert raJ Launch for Dancing The Dialectic: True Tales Of A Transgender. 8 pm. Free. Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church. 416-9016600, facebook.com/ events/1720987218196748.
Thursday, August 24
ifoa @ the Cne Vincent Lam interviews ñ
debut novelist Ann Y.K Choi about Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety. 6 pm. Free w/ CNE admission. Heritage Court Garden Stage at Exhibition Place, 200 Princes’. ifoa.org/events/ifoacne-2017.
Saturday, August 26
the reading line 2017: don river edition Literary festival on two wheels with a multistop group bicycle tour through the ravine system and readings by Alissa York, Catherine Hernandez and others. 11 am-4 pm. Free. Children’s Peace Theatre, 305 Dawes. eventbrite.ca/e/35850043445.
Tuesday, August 29
art bar Poetry series Readings by Scott Williams, Dan Szczesny and Robert Priest. 8 pm. $5. Free Times Cafe, 320 College. artbar.org. shab-e she’r (Poetry night) liv Diverse poetry reading and open-mic series, with poets Puneet Dutt and Justin Lauzon and host Bänoo Zan. 7 pm. $5. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Church, 103 Bellevue. facebook.com/events/ 112513299402596. stan rogal Book launch for There Goes The Neighbourhood. 7-9 pm. Free. Type Books, 883 Queen W. typebooks. ca/posts/ 292.
Ann Y.K. Choi talks at the CNE on August 24.